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All Mine Disasters in the United States
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State:  California   (Display in Date Order)   (Display in Day Order)

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Date Mine Name Location Mineral Disaster Cause Killed Report
08/27/1922 Argonaut View the planets for this day Jackson, CA Gold Fire 47  
11/30/1907 Fremont View the planets for this day Drytown, CA Gold Fire 11  
07/10/1879 Standard View the planets for this day Bodie, CA Gold Explosives 10  
11/12/1934 Rohl-Connolly Quarry View the planets for this day Avalon, CA Granite Explosives 9  
04/28/1917 Mountain King View the planets for this day Mariposa County, CA Gold Asphyxiation 7  
07/24/1876 Black Diamond View the planets for this day Nortonville, CA Bituminous Explosion 6  
10/03/1879 Tioga View the planets for this day Bodie, CA Gold Hoisting 6  
01/19/1909 Stone Canyon View the planets for this day Chancellor, CA Bituminous Explosion 6  
02/19/1937 Walker View the planets for this day Quincy, CA Copper Explosives 6  
05/30/1874 Amador View the planets for this day Amador, CA Gold Hoisting 5  
07/14/1930 Glenn View the planets for this day Lost Chance, CA Gold Fire 5  
12/07/1906 Edison Tunnel View the planets for this day Bakersfield, CA Tunnel Cave-in 5  
09/04/1929 Calaveras View the planets for this day Copperopolis, CA Copper Cave-in 5  
12/23/1915 Brandy City View the planets for this day Brandy City, CA Other Explosives 4   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/05/1971 El Dorado View the planets for this day Shingle Springs, CA Limestone Hoisting 4   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
06/25/1975 Boron View the planets for this day Boron, CA Boron Asphyxiation 2   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
06/20/1970 Hazard View the planets for this day Foresthill, CA Gold Asphyxiation 1   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
 
 
 

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